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Babies' Marijuana Exposure Evident in Their Pee

Babies exposed to secondhand marijuana smoke take in THC, the primary psychoactive chemical in pot, a new study shows. Researchers discovered traces of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) in urine samples from babies and toddlers in Colorado whose parents smoked
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 9, 2016 21:51
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[UK] Motorbike-mad boy, 13, dies in shed fire where he had been 'fiddling around with petrol engine'

She described the 13-year-old as a 'sweet little lad' and admitted she was aware he smoked - but she did not think that was what caused the blaze. 'I used to warn him about smoking giving you cancer and he turned around and said 'Nanna everybody smokes'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 29, 2016 02:03
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Docs: Infants Should Share Parents' Room to Help Prevent SIDS

isk factors for SIDS, such as smoking and excess bedding. "I would rather have the parents put the baby in a separate room if they're smokers than room share," he said.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 24, 2016 22:16
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[Pennsylvania] Parents, researchers fight to stamp out smoking on the big screen

But there's disagreement on how far to take the fight to stamp out smoking on the big screen... Romer says smoking in films has shaped behavior and what society considers normal and proper, but it works the other way too, society's changing attitudes sha
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Oct 14, 2016 18:27
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[UK] Children of absent parents more likely to smoke and drink – study

The study found that children who had experienced the absence of a parent during their first seven years, whether as a result of death, separation or otherwise, were more than twice as likely to have tried smoking and nearly 1.5 times as likely to have
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 11, 2016 16:40
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Why you should NEVER smoke inside: Carcinogenic third-hand smoke lingers in your carpet, walls, and loved-ones for at least six months

Even when you quit smoking, carcinogens from tobacco remain embedded in sofas, wall, and carpets long after. And people within the home - whether smokers, ex-smokers, or non-smokers - will also have elevated levels of the dangerous chemicals. Research
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:17
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[Asia, Kazakhstan] Mother filmed teaching her son, 2, how to SMOKE until he grimaces and takes the cigarette out of his mouth

A shocking video of a mother teaching her two-year-old son how to smoke while he stands near the front seat of a moving car has outraged social media users. The video - filmed in Kazakhstan - shows the toddler holding a cigarette and a lighter. He is c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:17
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[UK] Council chiefs agree action in bid to persuade Bury smokers to stub it out

Bury Council has decided to follow in the footsteps of more than 80 other local authorities by signing the Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control. It commits the council to lead anti-smoking campaigns, help people quit smoking, stop youngsters
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Sep 22, 2016 15:23
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[Oregon] VIDEO: Local Mom Speaks Out Against Smoking In Medford Parks

"I first think of my kids and I don't want them in secondhand smoke for even five seconds so I immediately pick up and leave but I'm also disappointed because my kids want to have fun just as much is anybody else's kids," said Allison Kirschenmann. Kir
KDRV ABC 12 (Medford, OR)
added Sep 21, 2016 01:25
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UofL research shows more awareness needed on home environmental exposures that cause lung cancer

found that the presence of children in the home did not motivate parents to test and mitigate for radon and secondhand tobacco smoke, both of which cause lung cancer. The findings highlight a need to raise awareness on these exposure risks and their long-
University of Louisville
added Aug 31, 2016 14:29
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